I’m a retired certified Arborist and I was horrified to pull up to my mobile home park the other day and see that our wonderful conifers across the front had been topped.
It was more than a decade ago when former Yavapai County Supervisor Chip Davis announced the Arizona Department of Transportation had prioritized the State Route 260 section between Cottonwood and Camp Verde for a major four-lane expansion.
For Camp Verde businesses and the Camp Verde Business Alliance to consider, let us say that Middle Verde Road is even mildly successful – meaning traffic will make traffic easier from Camp Verde to Cottonwood easier.
The Citizens Water Advocacy Group believes that citizens in the Quad-City area must tell their elected officials they want them to begin now to create a water management plan that will produce long-term water security.
I’ve been a hard core Republican my entire life but I can’t hold back anymore and I must speak my truth. First; I will never vote for a Democrat, but I gave Trump more than a chance. Can’t I be a hard core Republican and question what’s happening with Trump?
In Copenhagen, Denmark, a city of about 600,000 people, bicycles outnumber cars by about 5-to-1. That’s made possible by an infrastructure that actually encourages people to ride bikes instead of drive cars.
I could go on and on with objections to the appearance and health concerns of an APS substation in our neighborhood but I think the issue is for the residents of Clarkdale to know what the town is planning and to have the opportunity for input.
The next time you grab your cell phone and go to your favorite app store, you can easily begin a new career as a criminal.
Contrary to the “Open Letter from Northern Arizona Teachers,” your LD-6 state legislators have not ignored our teachers, our students, or our schools.
There has been a pattern of consistency that inspired confidence during Genie Gee’s run as acting superintendent at Mingus Union High School.
Don’t get me wrong. Elected officials should have vision. However, our leaders should also be pragmatic.
It’s doubtful there will be an Upper Verde school district consolidation election this year, but that sure hasn’t stopped people both pro and con from making claims about the impacts of such a merger.
I am cautiously optimistic that negotiations for the Camp Verde Water Company purchase has again returned for consideration. Acquiring the Water Company was one of my priorities for the following reasons:
Each year hundreds of birders descend on Dead Horse Ranch State Park for the Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival.
Many will join me, I know, in applauding the Camp Verde Parks and Recreation Dept, with Mike Marshall, Shawna Figy, Michelle Winiecke, and other staff.
The most heart-wrenching thing you’ll ever see is a kid getting called for a false start at a state track and field championship.
We were very disappointed by the cartoon in last week’s paper, insinuating that people who don’t vaccinate their kids are stupid. And then again, in Sunay’s paper, there is an article indicating that the school system is so proud that they have achieved their goal of high vaccination rates to support “herd immunity.”
May is Bicycle Awareness Month throughout the United States. Cottonwood has been a participant for 12 years.
Arizona has a new telemedicine law that should not only give rural Arizonans more ready access to specialized health care but help assure their insurance will cover those remote treatments.